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Book Review: Bob Rich’s newest book, Looking Through Water

As a resident of the Florida Keys, it is easy to appreciate the author’s accurate information about fishing for the prized back-country bonefish, tarpon and permit. [...]

February 18, 2016 Book Review, RECENT, Slide

Book Review: A Structured Course in Fly Tying by Steve Hudson

A Structured Course in Fly Tying teaches the practical aspects of fly tying, one technique at a time, on your timetable with master tyer, Steve Hudson. [...]

August 18, 2015 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Book Review: Schultz lands another keeper with newest book

From one of the most respected names in the world of sportfishing comes the definitive, full-color guide to 140 of the most common freshwater fish species found in North America [...]

April 28, 2015 Book Review, RECENT, Slide

Book Review: Stu Apte’s favorite long stories told short, “My Life in Fishing”

. . . an amusing episode with Harry and Bess Truman on board Stu's skiff, an impromptu side-of-the-road meeting with Ted Williams that led to a forty-year friendship, and an afternoon of drinking with Hemingway [...]

January 12, 2015 Book Review, RECENT, Slide

Gear Review: Holiday gift guide for the avid angler

Here are some stellar gift ideas for the fisherman in your life. Or perhaps you need some ideas to whisper in Santa's ear to make your 2015 all the merrier... [...]

December 18, 2014 Boating, Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Gear Review, Gift Ideas, Skiffs & Bay Boats, Slide

Book Review: “Redfish Flies” by Drew Chicone

A few days ago, after being skunked by redfish tailers, I went to the bench with Drew’s Redfish Flies book and splayed it open to Pine Island Ice Tea. [...]

November 10, 2014 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Book Review: Put some ‘Steel’ in your library

You’ll learn how steelhead have attracted a cult-like following, and how the devout make pilgrimages to their mythic Nirvana [...]

June 2, 2014 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Book Review: “Sharks: The Animal Answer Guide gets a thumbs up”

There are more than 1,000 species of sharks worldwide and we humans are their worst enemy [...]

April 28, 2014 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Book Review: A call for philosophical shift on use of hatcheries

In Salmon, People and Place, acclaimed fisheries biologist Jim Lichatowich eloquently exposes the misconceptions underlying salmon management [...]

December 31, 2013 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Book Review: TU’s Guide to America’s 100 Best Trout Streams

TU's Guide to America's 100 Best Trout Streams, Updated and Revised, is a road map of unmistakable veritas, a take-with-you reference book. [...]

November 15, 2013 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide